A handful of photos claimed to show packaging for a device called the "iPhone 6 SE" have surfaced online today, presumably countering rumors that the next iPhone will be called the iPhone 7, but the photos have quite clearly been digitally altered. The photos have circulated on a number of sites with varying amounts of ...continue reading Fake 'iPhone 6 SE' Packaging Surfaces Online

Instagram has introduced a new "Events" channel in the Explore section of its app that highlights user photos and video clips captured during specific events from around the world. Currently only available in the U.S., the new channel implements an algorithm to curate media from events like sports games and concerts, based on a user's ...continue reading Instagram Apes Snapchat Again With New 'Events' Channel

Apple (AAPL) is expected to announce the iPhone 7 in September, and rumors of an extremely minor hardware update have spurred least one bearish research firm to ratchet down its sales predictions. The iPhone 7 is “unlikely to either drive enough existing users to upgrade sooner or attract more switchers than before from Android devices” ...continue reading Leaks about the iPhone 7 have one analyst skeptical about Apple sales – Yahoo Finance

Apple has implemented a series of short- and long-term defenses to its iMessage protocol after several issues were discovered by a team of researchers at John Hopkins University, according to a report published today (via PatentlyApple). This attack is different to the one John Hopkins researchers discovered in March, which allowed an attacker to decrypt ...continue reading Cryptography Experts Recommend Apple Replace its iMessage Encryption

Oh, baby! This week’s roundup includes an app that helps you display and share your baby pics with maximum adorability. Read on! Adorable Adorable (freemiun) gives you tools and templates for gussying up and displaying your baby photos. It includes filters, “hand-crafted” artwork, text effects, and your choice of digital frames to make the images pop. ...continue reading The Week in iOS Apps: You've got the cutest little baby face

While multiple sources and leaked components have pointed towards iPhone 7 models having dual speakers, which could very well be the case, a new design drawing spotted by French website NWE suggests the additional holes may be purely cosmetic to give the bottom edge a symmetrical design. The text in the documents refers to the ...continue reading iPhone 7's Secondary Speaker Holes May Be Purely Cosmetic

Acer's 15.6-inch Full HD Chromebook allows you to see more, do more and explore more than ever before. With a 27% larger screen area than the 13.3-inch Chromebook, and a 24% larger screen than a 14-inch Chromebook means more content can be shown and less scrolling and productivity tools such as Excel are easier to interact ...continue reading 24% off Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C1DZ (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD) – Deal Alert

A new collection of high-resolution images depicting the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been shared online today (via Letem svetem Applem) [Google Translate]. The photos originated from mobile peripheral website Topp Ten, which claimed that in addition to the usual color options of Rose Gold, Gold, and Silver, Apple will offer the new ...continue reading New High-Resolution Photos Depict Gold iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

App and device interaction service IFTTT has launched a new partner platform that enables third-party developers to bake the company's automated actions into their apps. For those unfamiliar with IFTTT (IF This, Then That), the service lets users link smart devices, services, and apps in the form of workflows that trigger automated actions – saving ...continue reading IFTTT Workflow Service Launches Third-Party Developer Platform

Apple has redesigned the lock screen in iOS 10 to give you quick access to your notifications, your camera, and a bunch of dynamic widgets. From the lock screen, the Google Maps widgets tells you how far it will take you to get home. The Photos widget shows you thumbnails of your most recent Memories, ...continue reading How the new iOS 10 lock screen puts privacy in the backseat